The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Tuesday approved a proposal to set up an international sports complex in Dwarka that will be built as a modern state-of-the-art arena.
“It will be first of its kind keeping up with the modern International standards and will be developed as state of the art, an Iconic facility that reflects the growth of sports in the state and showcase of the sports at National and International level,” a senior official said.”The desired outcome of the project will be availability of sports facilities to the public, encouragement of sports amongst youth,
providing international level facility for sportspersons to train and compete and availability of complex for prestigious international and national sports events,” he said.
“Further, it will also provide entertainment and tourist destinations with real estate development like hotels, retail, convention centre, residential etc will also accrue.
The commercial facilities shall include transit accommodation besides other activities which are complementary in nature,” he added.The decision was taken during the meeting of the DDA Authority, chaired by Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal.
The LG, also chairman of the DDA, among other decisions, also directed the constitution of a board of enquiry, for hearing and considering objections and suggestions of the public on the draft Master Plan for Delhi-2041.
The last date to send objections and suggestions was August 23. Permission for allotment of EWS houses constructed at A-14, Kalkaji Extension to the eligible JJ dwellers of Bhoomiheen Camp, Kalkaji Extension under in-situ Rehabilitation Project was also given the nod.
The authority also gave its nod to modification in MPD-2021 with respect to additional development control norms for areas notified under land policy.
A proposal for change of land use, of land allotted to the Ministry of Home Affairs, was also approved, for facilitating construction of a transit camp for the CRPF near New Delhi railway station, the DDA said.